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Link Staffing Services: Proud Supporters Of The United States Military »

May 22, 2015 at 12:23PM PDT | Source: Link Staffing Services

HOUSTON, TX - (Marketwired - May 22, 2015) - On May 25th we will honor, thank and remember all U.S. veterans for their loyal and dedicated service to our country. Link Staffing Services expressed their gratitude to all veterans on Memorial Day and shows their support year round through participation in recruiting programs focused on hiring vets.
“We take great pride in employing military veterans,” said Terrance Jeannise, the company’s Veterans Relations Coordinator, “We have found that veterans military training instills great leadership skills, dedication and a strong work ethic that translates very well in the industries that we serve.”
Link is proud to help military veterans return to work with skills that can be easily transferred to civilian jobs...

Hardee's Launches Stars For Heroes Campaign To Support Military Families »

May 22, 2015 at 12:19PM PDT | Source: Hardee's
Hardee's Opportunities Available

RALEIGH, NC and RICHMOND, VA - (Marketwired - May 22, 2015) - Local Hardee's® restaurants throughout North Carolina and Virginia have kicked off fundraising in support of military families and veterans with the Stars for Heroes™ campaign. Running now through June 16th, Hardee's customers are being asked to donate $1 in support of active duty military and veterans and will receive a commemorative, patriotic star cut-out. In turn, the guest will receive a coupon sheet valued at $10 in savings on the purchase of Hardee's menu items and the star is placed on the wall of the local restaurant.
Proceeds from this year's Stars For Heroes fundraiser at the Hardee's locations operated by franchisee Boddie-Noell Enterprises (most of which are in North Carolina and Virginia) will go to The Patriot Foundation...

AAMCO Continues Its Commitment To Veteran Franchise Ownership With Special Development Incentives »

May 22, 2015 at 12:15PM PDT | Source: AAMCO Transmissions

World's Largest Chain of Transmission Specialists Offers Significant Discount on Franchise Fee for U.S. Veterans
HORSHAM, Pa. - May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - An estimated 250,000 service members may separate from the military each year, according to the office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making it critical for American businesses to contribute to a successful transition back into the civilian workforce. As part of its commitment to hiring veterans, AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, offers an $8,000 discount on the franchise fee for all qualified, honorably discharged U.S. veterans.
"We have tremendous gratitude for all those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country," said Brian O'Donnell, senior vice president of franchise sales and support for AAMCO...

Fatburger And Buffalo’s Express Open First European Location »

May 22, 2015 at 11:56AM PDT | Source: Fatburger

All-American Sister Restaurants Celebrate London Opening With Free Burgers
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger, famous for its juicy, made-to-order burgers, and sister restaurant Buffalo’s Express, known for its sizzling chicken wings drenched in a variety of sauces, are bringing their mouth-watering American fare across the pond to London for the first time. To celebrate the occasion, the new Camden Town restaurant will host its grand opening on May 24th and will offer guests free burgers made with the works from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m, or while supplies last. The new restaurant will create over 40 jobs in the area and will be the first Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express in Europe.
Londoners and tourists will be able to have the true all-American experience with a menu featuring gourmet burgers in sizes ranging from the Single to the Triple...

Sky Zone Peoria Partners With Hopekids To Host Charity Event For Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses »

May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

World’s First Trampoline Park Gives Kids Hope with a Morning Full of Fun
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // PEORIA, Ariz. - Sky Zone Peoria is hosting a charity event that will give children suffering from severe illnesses a chance to defy gravity and have some fun. The world’s first trampoline park will plan the fun-filled morning with help from HopeKids, an organization whose goal is to restore hope and transform the lives of children with serious medical conditions.
Sky Zone Peoria will open its doors to 150 children from HopeKids on Saturday May 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Children attending the event will be able to fly high and jump for free before the park’s doors open to the public. The kids will have full access to the facility and will be able to bounce on the Open Jump Court, play on the Ultimate Dodgeball courts, and flip into the giant Foam Pit that’s filled with 10,000 foam cubes...

New Menchie’s Store In Hingham Shipyard Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // HINGHAM, Mass. – Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in Hingham, MA at 15 Shipyard Drive, Suite 1E, Hingham, MA 02043. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to become a Hingham favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie’s will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, May 23 to Friday, May 29 packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie’s merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt.
“Franchising with Menchie’s has let me combine my passion for food with my dream of owning my own business,” said franchisee, William Zhao...

IHG Expands Luxury Portfolio With InterContinental Resort In Chennai »

May 22, 2015 at 9:29AM PDT | Source: InterContinental Hotels Group

106-room InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort to be first resort to open under InterContinental brand in India.
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of the management agreement for InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort with Adyar Gate Hotels Limited.
When it opens later this year, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort will join InterContinental Mumbai Marine Drive to be the second hotel under the company's luxury brand in India.
The signing of the 106-room InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort follows closely behind the recently announced deal between IHG and Adyar Gate Hotels Limited for Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park...

Huddle House Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Strong Growth Spurt »

May 22, 2015 at 8:07AM PDT | Source: Huddle House
Huddle House Opportunities Available

Fiscal year ends with restaurant openings, franchise signings ahead of previous year; same store sales grow for 17th consecutive month.
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - Huddle House celebrated its 50th anniversary with one of the chain’s strongest years of growth ever, signing 21 new franchise agreements, opening eight new restaurants, completing 41 remodels and adding four new company operated restaurants through the acquisition of existing locations.
In addition, as the 2014-2015 fiscal year closed on May 2, Huddle House recorded its 17th consecutive month of positive same store sales increases.
The new signings include the first Huddle House locations for New Jersey as well as the addition of new restaurants in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia...

Coverall Named A 2015 Hot Franchise For Veterans™ »

May 22, 2015 at 7:23AM PDT | Source: Coverall Health Based Cleaning System

May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // Deerfield Beach, Fla. – G.I. Jobs®, the premier resource for helping transitioning service members find success in civilian careers, recently released its 2015 Hot Franchises For Veterans™. The list includes Coverall North America, Inc., a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, as among the top companies in a diverse group of business categories, ranging from travel to fitness, sharing a common interest in recruiting and training more owner-operators with military experience. Aspiring “vetrepreneurs” can leverage the list to find the franchise concept that best fits their lifestyle, budget and skills. The list is published in the June issue of G.I. Jobs® and can be viewed online at http://www...

Sky Zone Trampoline Park Welcomes Gaithersburg Residents To The Ultimate 3-D Play Experience »

May 22, 2015 at 7:14AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

Trampoline Park Opens Its New Location For High-Flying, Active Fun
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Sky Zone Trampoline Park has opened in Gaithersburg to offer a thrilling experience for the whole family atop a court of connecting trampolines. Specializing in Active Fun, the creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park has a variety of gravity defying activities that will get people of all ages jumping for joy. Residents are welcome to hop into Sky Zone Gaithersburg to check out the wildly popular activity that has the whole country bouncing off the walls!
Sky Zone’s all-walled trampoline courts are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes. The innovative trampoline park offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy including Open Jump, allowing guests to leap, bound and soar and Ultimate Dodgeball, a friendly and healthy dodgeball competition...

Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches Salutes The Troops With Flag Your Bag™ Campaign »

May 22, 2015 at 7:11AM PDT | Source: Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches

Unique Sandwich Brand Gives Thanks to Troops with Heartfelt Messages and Care Packages
Dallas (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 - On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, an award-winning, national, fast-casual sandwich concept, will be launching its 6th annual Flag Your Bag campaign at Which Wich locations across the nation. The campaign, designed to honor active military and veterans, invites guests to write heartfelt messages and doodle on the iconic brown bags, which will then be stuffed with donations and thank you notes and delivered to local military bases and organizations.
In addition to its customizable sandwiches, Which Wich is also known for is its brown paper bags, which guests are invited to doodle on. During the Flag Your Bag campaign, Which Wich will add limited edition blue Sharpies® to the brand’s iconic red, and encourage guests to write words of support for local military men and women and illustrate the bags with messages of thanks and encouragement...

New Menchie’s Store In The Riverplace Shopping Center Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

May 22, 2015 at 7:00AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in Jacksonville, FL at 11111 San Jose Blvd., Suite 71, Jacksonville, FL 32223. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to become a Jacksonville favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie’s will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, May 23 to Friday, May 29 packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie’s merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt...

Kinderdance Expands In Florida »

May 22, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

US Franchise Organization Brings Movement Education To Young Children Worldwide
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL - Kinderdance® International Inc, a leader in developmental dance, gymnastics and fitness programs for young children, continues to prove that movement programs standout as a highly popular children’s franchise. Kinderdance® International continues to expand in Florida with awarding two Bronze level franchises.
On the west coast of Florida, our new franchisee Shelly Schmidt will be bringing the Kinderdance® programs to the children of Pasco County. Shelly has owned and operated her own business, acted as the finance director for a media company, and as the administrator for a preschool...

SweetFrog Opens New Location In Jacksonville, Texas »

May 22, 2015 at 6:14AM PDT | Source: sweetFrog

Frozen yogurt chain continues to build nationwide presence.
RICHMOND, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 - sweetFrog Enterprises, LLC. is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Jacksonville, Texas. Jacksonville is now the 16th sweetFrog store located in the Lone Star State. The premium frozen yogurt chain was listed as #22 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in 2014.
“I have lived and worked in East Texas for 20 years and love the natural beauty and friendly people,” said Brad Anderson, owner of the Jacksonville, and nearby Palestine, sweetFrog locations. “We are really excited about giving back to our community, and sharing the family fun and delicious treats, that make sweetFrog such a success story, with the great community of Jacksonville...

Announcing The Happy Tax Memorial Day Sale »

May 22, 2015 at 6:11AM PDT | Source: Happy Tax

Free and discounted franchise fees for veterans!
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - May 22, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - This Memorial Day, we’re talking about a revolution! Because that’s exactly what created this great country.
But we at Happy Tax think it’s time for another revolution. A Tax Revolution! And we’re starting it!
What does it take to start a revolution? Bold thinkers. New ideas. Happy Tax has them. Our innovative franchise system is the only one of its kind in the tax industry. But like any revolution, we need people to join us. If you’re ready to change your life for the better, WE WANT YOU to become a Happy Tax franchisee.
And this Memorial Day, Happy Tax is showing America’s soldiers, sailors and airmen just how much we appreciate their service...

Weight Watchers To Present At The Citi 2015 Global Consumer Conference »

May 22, 2015 at 6:08AM PDT | Source: Weight Watchers International

NEW YORK - May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that Nicholas Hotchkin, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Citi 2015 Global Consumer Conference in New York, NY.
The presentation will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time and will be accessible via live audio webcast on the Company's corporate website at www.weightwatchersinternational.com. An archive of the webcast will be available on this site for 30 days.
About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading commercial provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations...

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend »

May 22, 2015 at 5:54AM PDT | Source: Texas Roadhouse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 22, 2015 - On May 21, 2015, Texas Roadhouse, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: TXRH) Board of Directors authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $0.17 per share of common stock. This payment will be distributed on July 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 17, 2015.
About Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining concept that first opened in 1993 and today operates over 455 restaurants system-wide in 49 states and four foreign countries. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at www.texasroadhouse.com.
Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements in this release that are not historical facts, including, without limitation, those relating to our anticipated financial performance, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties...

Build-A-Bear Debuts Customizable Minions Collection »

May 22, 2015 at 5:39AM PDT | Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop

Exclusive, Make-Your-Own Plush Based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions, in Theaters July 10, 2015
ST. LOUIS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 22, 2015 - Build-A-Bear (NYSE: BBW), an interactive entertainment retailer of customized stuffed animals, announced today that the company will produce a line of exclusive, make-your-own plush based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions, in theaters July 10, 2015. The collection will feature Minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob and will be added to Build-A-Bear’s summer season lineup, available in stores nationwide on May 22, 2015.
The Build-A-Bear Minions collection, available online and in stores, will include a variety of costume options, including the Minions’ signature denim overalls and rubber boots, along with three era costumes as featured in the film...

CPR Cell Phone Repair Continues Expansion With A New Franchise Store Located In Macedonia, OH »

May 22, 2015 at 5:12AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

CPR Cell Phone Repair, the largest and fastest growing retail mobile device repair franchise network in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in Macedonia, OH.
Independence, OH - May 22, 2015 - (PR.com) - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the largest and fastest growing retail mobile device repair franchise network in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in Macedonia, OH. Tony Sexton is warmly welcomed to CPR’s rapidly expanding network with the opening of his new franchise store.
Sexton said, “Prior to opening my CPR franchise, I was involved in the golf industry for a number of years. After working in various locations around the country, I’m delighted to be back with my family in the Cleveland area...

PrideStaff North Dallas Named One Of The "Best Places To Work" By The Dallas Business Journal »

May 22, 2015 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 - PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce that their North Dallas office was recently named as one of the Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work in North Texas for 2015.
Amy Linn, CSP and Strategic-Partner of PrideStaff North Dallas, is thrilled that her office made the list this year. "For a long time, we've strived to create an environment in which our employees are engaged in meaningful work, every day," states Linn. "Receiving this recognition is more than an honor for us; it validates that we've accomplished our goal of building an organization our team feels proud to work for."
Linn cites a number of reasons her employees responded so favorably to the third-party workplace survey...



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